On this episode of HealthMade Radio Dr. Michael Karlfeldt interviews master herbalist David Christopher. In 1974, David took his place by his father's side at "The School of Natural Healing" and published a book entitled, "An Herbal Legacy of Courage" - as a loving tribute to his father.
David Christopher's goal in life is to help others learn to benefit from a healthier lifestyle with the use whole herbs and nutrition to prevent disease.
In 1979 he became a Master Herbalist and the director of The School of Natural Healing and, today, thousands safely apply the Christopher methodology thanks to his directorship. David is an international lecturer and was instrumental in influencing natural healing principles taught in several European Herbal Colleges.
For thousands of years, herbs have been used to treat and prevent disease. In that time, very few adverse reactions have been reported. When adverse reactions do occur, they are usually the result of a mixture of herbs and pharmaceutical drugs. David Christopher is quick to point out that an herb used as a whole has built in buffers and safety features. Those who take a single constituent from the plant, concentrate it, remove those built in safety features and the patient is left with side-effects that can often times be worse than the initial ailment.
In this interview with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt they discuss the uses of herbs in aliments that are commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals that have significant side effects. Their discussion includes common ailments such as ADHD, GERD and heart conditions.
- Learn how to feed the brain to avoid the need for mind-altering drugs in depression, anxiety and ADHD
- Discover the 3 types of herbs to help with digestion issues to improve digestion and avoid acid-blockers
- Discover a readily available resource to reduce chronic health issues
- Learn simple principles to improve heart health and overall wellness